N.C. food campaign reports success

RALEIGH — In just three years, the N.C. 10% Campaign, which encourages all North Carolinians to spend 10 percent of their food dollars on locally produced foods, has logged more than $40 million in expenditures. The campaign launched in 2010 and counts more than 6,500 individuals...
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Sundman, Barham wed

Jessica Lynn Sundman and David Ward Barham were married in a double-ring ceremony Saturday, June 1, 2013 at Royal Crest Room in St. Cloud, Fla., with Cole Wheat officiating. The bride is the daughter of John and Joyce Sundman of Winter Springs, Fla. She is the granddaughter of...
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Local College renovates house

Louisburg renovates today, for leaders of tomorrow. by Jonathan McNamara LOUISBURG — Louisburg College celebrated the grand-opening of the E. Carroll Joyner House Aug. 1. Originally built in 1915 for a local cotton broker, the 1.5 story house, located at 601 N. Main St. was...
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Funny business isn’t funny

Views and Reviews by Jean McCamy I really enjoy NPR’s Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me. It manages to dig into the news, which is generally grim or grimmer, and find some humor. This past weekend, they offered the tongue-in-cheek prediction that if A-Rod is suspended from basebal...
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Rolesville teen will play premier-level Rugby

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   ROLESVILLE — A young rugby player from Rolesville has taken the first steps to a potentially bright future in the sport. Sixteen-year-old Devin Tomlin has been invited to play this fall with the Glendale Raptors, a premier team, located in...